The Red Cross Societies of Vietnam’s Lao Cai province and China’s Yunnan province signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in implementing friendship and humanitarian programmes, marking a new development step in the two sides’ relations.
The fifth nationwide Red Cross camp, which runs every five years, will gather 511 members and volunteers during its three-day course starting August 2 in the Mekong Delta province of Can Tho.
The Red Cross Society (RCS) chapters in the central province of Quang Nam have raised over 101.6 billion VND (4.51 million USD) from the public since early this year to implement humanitarian programmes, contributing to ensuring social security in the locality.
The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society plans to deliver more than VND1 billion (US$44,000) raised by its chapters at all levels for flood-hit residents in the northern provinces Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Son La, and Hoa Binh October 13.
PSNews-On June 25, the Red Cross of Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang, cooperated with the Blood Transfusion and Hematology Division of Kien Giang Hospital to organize a “Blood Donation Day”.
The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting kicked off in Hanoi on September 21.